Suspect in custody, charged with murder in shooting that killed 3-year-old girl

Published: Oct. 16, 2023 at 8:32 PM EDT|Updated: Oct. 17, 2023 at 6:27 PM EDT
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BEAUFORT, Sc. (WTOC) - A man is in custody after a shooting that resulted in the death of a three-year-old.

27-year-old Jonathan Tyleke Fair has been charged with murder, two counts of attempted murder, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Beaufort Police said Monday, Fair turned himself in. They say his surrender went without incident.

Beaufort Police also said that shooting took place after a domestic incident during a child exchange.

On October 1st, Beaufort Police officers responded to a shooting at Cross Creek Apartments. When officers arrived, they found a 26-year-old woman with serious injuries.

She was stabilized and taken to the hospital.

Beaufort Police got another report of a gunshot victim en route to the hospital. When officers arrived at the hospital, they found a 25-year-old man with non-life threatening injuries and three-year-old Ariana Fair with life-threatening injuries.

Ariana later died from her injuries.

Fair is currently in custody at the Beaufort County Detention Center.